Welcome to the Sustainable Stanford Portal

Here, information about sustainability efforts across the Stanford campus meets individual action. You can learn about the university's approach, and do your part as a campus citizen.

Stanford aims to model sustainability across all aspects of campus life, and has worked to transform its campus into a living laboratory for environmental action. View milestones and progress in the recent Sustainability Year in Review.

Read the Report

Stanford builds sustainability practices and innovation into every aspect of campus life, from operations and building to student life, teaching and research.
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Stanford monitors and maintains thousands of data that optimize campus operations for the most efficient, sustainable performance.

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Stanford Is Platinum

among 1,000+ participating institutions
STARS Seal Platinum

Students: Make Sustainability Happen

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Take your interest in the environment to the next level: student groups, internships and other engagement opportunities await you!

Get in on the Action

SESI Performance

Stanford Energy System Innovations has reduced campus greenhouse gas emissions 68% and potable water consumption 18%. 

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Your Sustainable Stanford

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Discover ways that you can engage with sustainability initiatives on campus and take action! 


Be Cardinal Green